Dental Implants

A dental implant is a surgical component thatis surgically positioned into the jawbones beneath the gums. If things are done in a correct manner then people can get a replacement of new tooth. The recovery then depends on how effectively the medicine has benefited to that particular person. One thing which people should know about this treatment is that the implant is not at all lose like a denture can. People looking for implantation of a tooth should have healthy gums and sufficient amount of bone so that the implant is supported. For those people who have softbones, will have to go for a bone graft.

There are basically two types of dental implants. One of them is Endosteal implants which are placed in the jawbone and are shaped like small screws, cylinders or plates. The another type of dental implant is Subperiosteal implants which are placed under the gum and above the jawbone.

People looking for an early diagnosis or, in short, are looking to avoid this type of disease should ensure that they quit smoking. If they are doing the same, visit the dentist at regular intervals to ensure that implant is in good condition, and also people should avoid chewing on hard foods as they can break the crown and hence the natural teeth.

The symptoms associated with Dental Implants include feeling discomfort or pain in the tooth, swelling, inflammation or an infection.

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